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News and updates about Poland

'Polish animal welfare bill has sinister undertow for Jews'

European Jewish Association Chair Rabbi Menachem Margolin criticizes bill which would ban the export of kosher meat from Poland.

'Polish animal welfare bill has sinister undertow for Jews'

Polish parliament votes to ban export of kosher and halal meat

A day after committee dropped bid to ban export of kosher meat, Poland's Sejm votes overwhelmingly for the ban.

Polish parliament votes to ban export of kosher meat

Polish government on verge of collapse

Ruling Law and Justice party says it is now a 'minority government' after partners refuse to support controversial animal rights bill.

Polish government on verge of collapse

Two US Senators protest 'growing anti-Semitic discourse' in letter to Polish President

Anti-Semitic tropes were highly visible during Poland's 2020 presidential campaign.

2 US Senators write to Polish President protesting anti-Semitism

Export of kosher meat from Poland can continue - for now

The ban was initially part of a new "animal welfare" bill.

Export of kosher meat from Poland can continue - for now

Polish parliament drops bill’s proposal to ban export of kosher and halal meat

Amendment to animal rights bill eliminates proposed ban of export of kosher and halal meat.

Polish parliament drops proposal to ban export of kosher meat

Tombstones vandalized at 3 Jewish cemeteries in Poland

Third case of vandalism at a Polish Jewish cemetery this month reported in southern Poland, after 20 tombstones damaged.

Tombstones vandalized at 3 Jewish cemeteries in Poland

Will kosher slaughter be allowed in Poland?

Chair of Poland's Law and Justice party says new bill will allow slaughter for national, religious, needs.

Will kosher slaughter be allowed in Poland?

Items from 'The Pianist' to go up for auction in Poland

Polish auction house selling possessions of Holocaust survivor behind ‘The Pianist’ story.

Items from 'The Pianist' to go up for auction

Owners of kosher cafe in Poland wonder if their once-thriving business will go under

‘We were on top of the world’: Pandemic shatters kosher Polish cafe’s success and a husband-wife reunion.

Will this kosher cafe survive the pandemic?

Dozens of Jewish headstones discovered under Polish town’s market square

In town near Warsaw, construction work leads to discovery of Jewish headstones.

Dozens of Jewish headstones discovered under market square

Students, parents to be reimbursed for canceled Poland trips

Education Ministry to repay 10,000 students whose winter trips to Poland were canceled due to coronavirus.

Students, parents to be reimbursed for canceled Poland trips

Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

Supporters of opposition candidate Rafal Trzaskowski lodge appeal with Supreme Court, asking to declare election invalid.

Polish opposition challenges presidential vote result

WJC Congratulates Polish President on reelection

World Jewish Congress extends its congratulations to Andrzej Duda on his reelection as president of the Republic of Poland.

WJC Congratulates Polish President on reelection

Poland's conservative president wins reelection

Conservative incumbent President Andrzej Duda defeats centrist challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in closest election since end of communist rule.

Polish president wins reelection

Polish President ahead by tiny margin in presidential election

Polish President Andrzej Duda leads with 50.4 percent of the vote in country’s presidential election but the result is too close to call.

Polish President ahead by tiny margin in presidential election

Polish watchdog: 'Inciting anti-Semitism, hatred is not in the interest of the country'

Polish state TV incited hatred against Jews with report on Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, media ethics panel says.

'Inciting anti-Semitism not in the interest of the country'

Poland: Will the leading presidential hopeful agree to Holocaust restitution?

Rafal Trzaskowski may ‘satisfy Jewish claims’ for Holocaust restitution, Polish state TV warns.

Poland: Will presidential hopeful back Holocaust restitution?

Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized with spray-paint

Anti-Semitic message spray-painted onto wall of Jewish cemetery in southern Poland, a year after previous vandalism.

Jewish cemetery in Poland vandalized

Education Committee: Reimburse parents for Poland trip

MK Nitzan Horowitz demands Education Ministry immediately return money paid for annual trip to Poland, hints delay may bring legal action.

Education Committee: Reimburse parents for Poland trip

Polish bill that would block restitution of lost Holocaust property referred to committee

Polish parliament sends bill to block Holocaust restitution to committee for 'further work.'

Polish bill to block Holocaust restitution referred to committee

Poland commemorates Warsaw ghetto uprising amid pandemic

Poland replaces annual official ceremonies to remember 1943 uprising with low-key gatherings.

Poland commemorates ghetto uprising amid pandemic

Poland: Window of Jewish community building smashed

41-year-old man arrested for smashing window of building that houses offices of the Jewish community group in city of Wroclaw.

Poland: Window of Jewish community building smashed

Poland blocks resolution to stop redistribution of 'heirless property'

Polish leaders block resolution that would have stopped restitution of property lost during the Holocaust.

Poland blocks resolution to stop Holocaust restitution

'Fly Home' program launched for Poles stranded abroad during outbreak

Polish program is helping Poles stranded abroad return home, while helping other nationals as well.

Poland launches 'Fly Home' program for Poles stranded abroad

This organization is bringing food to Holocaust rescuers who can't leave their homes

Aging Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust are at risk from the coronavirus. So this Jewish group is delivering food to them.

This organization is bringing food to Holocaust rescuers

Coronavirus appears in Poland, March of the Living fate unclear

Schools begin to cancel their participation in April March of the Living after first case of Coronavirus reported in Poland.

Coronavirus appears in Poland, March of the Living fate unclear

Polish lawmaker: Natural selection at Auschwitz made Jews powerful

Far-right lawmaker Janusz Korwin-Mikke says 'Jews are now powerful because they had pogroms deliberately provoked by rabbis.'

Polish lawmaker: Natural selection at Auschwitz made Jews strong

Poland: Jewish museum leader Dariusz Stola steps down, ending stalemate

Polish Jewish history museum chooses new director, ending controversy.

Poland: Jewish museum leader steps down

In Warsaw, elderly Holocaust rescuers enjoy 'Silent Heroes' free taxi service

In Warsaw, elderly Poles who rescued Jews during the Holocaust have a free taxi service - but funds are running short.

Poland: Elderly Holocaust rescuers enjoy free taxi service

Pres. Rivlin leves for Poland and Germany on Holocaust memorial trip

President Rivlin’s visit to Poland and Germany to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Rivlin departs for Poland, Germany

Polish President: Yisrael Katz insulted the Polish people

Polish President Andrzej Duda blasts Russian President, Israeli Foreign Minister in TV interview.

Polish President: Yisrael Katz insulted the Polish peopleplayer

Polish President: Poles & Jews will stand together to guard truth about the Holocaust

"We're guardians of historical truth," says Polish President. "We can't allow the truth about the Holocaust to be blurred and forgotten."

'Poles & Jews will guard the truth about the Holocaust'

Following Poland’s lead, Lithuania proposes a controversial Holocaust law

Lithuanian lawmaker pushing controversial bill which would declare that the country had no responsibility for the Holocaust.

Lithuania proposes controversial Holocaust law

Poland has done it again

The unprecedented arrogance of the Polish President is an insult to the victims of Auschwitz and the survivors of the Holocaust.

Poland has done it again

Polish President pulls out of Auschwitz event in Israel

Polish President Andrzej Duda refuses to attend event marking 75 years since liberation of Auschwitz if he is not allowed to speak.

Polish President pulls out of Auschwitz event in Israel

'Those who colluded with Hitler now demolish Soviet memorials'

Putin cites WWII archives showing Poland wanted to ‘erect magnificent monument’ to honor Hitler’s plan to send Jews to Africa to perish.

'Polish ambassador was an anti-Semite'

Poland drops case on claim 'Poles killed more Jews than Germans'

Polish prosecutor drops case against Polish-American professor who wrote that 'Poles killed more Jews than Germans during WW II'.

Poland drops case on claim 'Poles killed more Jews than Germans'

Descendants of Poles killed for rescuing Jews gather

Children of Poles murdered by Nazis for helping Jews gather in town of Brok, call on govt. to remember their parents' sacrifice.

Descendants of Poles killed for rescuing Jews gather

'The Jews I saved were my friends, I did all I could to help'

Oldest living Polish rescuer of Jews during the Holocaust speaks out at gala honoring the Righteous Among the Nations.

'The Jews I saved were my friends, I did all I could to help'player